The First 100 Days of the COVID-19 Outbreak in Asia and the Pacific: A Gender Lens

This report presents a snapshot of the gender dimensions of the socio-economic impacts of the pandemic and captures promising practices for integrating gender in preparedness and response planning while proposing potential and entry points to mitigate the socio-economic impacts for women and girls in the region. It discusses the impacts and the potential way forward on issues including women, peace and security, gender and disaster risk reduction, ending violence against women and women’s economic empowerment.

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Geographic coverage: Asia and the Pacific

Subject area(s): Gender equality and women’s empowerment; Ending violence against women and girls; Crisis response and recovery; COVID-19

Resource type: Briefs; Institutional reports; Assessments

Publication year: 2020

Number of pages: 44